Friday, 25 September 2009

Christening Gift

At long last I have finished a christening gift. Okay its maybe a few months late, I seemed to have lost my mojo were my cross stitching is concerned, but I gave myself a good talking to and voila Dandelion Bear was completed and has been framed. At least I'll get it to Olivia before she celebrates her first birthday. I just hope that our friends like it.

Friday, 11 September 2009

Friday Sketchers 69

Another brilliant sketch from Friday Sketchers, and thought it was perfect for the card I wanted to make for Father in law who is in hospital at the moment. I'm hoping that when he gets the card it will hopefully brighten his day when he receives it. Thanks again for the inspiration.

Wednesday, 9 September 2009

Back from Sutherland

Well we spent last week in Sutherland Scotland. As you can imagine the weather while we were there was very unpredictable, we had rain at least every day sometime (mostly afternoons tho' until Thursday came and then it rained and rained all day!!!!) We got to do the things that we wanted to do.

Because the journey was sooo long we stopped outside Inverness on the way up in a town called Fortrose. This town has actually featured on the TV programme COAST. If you go to the lighthouse you may be lucky to see dolphins swimming past. Well we were lucky and saw 2 dolphins swimming past (only got 1 on the photo tho') and a cheeky seal popped his head out of the water to watch us.

We then got to Sutherland (in the rain), were there was no phone signal and no telly. Got plenty of reading done tho'. We went to Smoo Cave and saw a couple from California getting married wow. We went to Cape Wrath the most remote point in Britian (no piccies attached), and Sandwood Bay. Hubby had always wanted to go there as it is the most beautiful beach going, and yes it was really nice.

The day before we came home we found a shop called Lochinver Larder which had a pie shop we thought we'd try. Oh what gorgeous pies, absolutely loads of savoury pies to choose from and also sweet pies (small enough to fit into a takeaway burger box), and they'd heat them up for you to take out mmm. Have a check of their webside

We've got that many photos that I am thinking of attempting to have a go on some scrapbook LO's again but I'm not that confident in scrapbooking, so I don't know whether I'll get round to it or not even tho' I know what pictures I want to use. Watch this space